Month: April 2017

Kirkland (Costco) v. Angel Soft Toilet Paper

Kirkland (Costco) v. Angel Soft Toilet Paper

Discovery Yesterday I made a shocking discovery: A roll of Angel Soft toilet paper ($0.44) is cheaper than that of Kirkland-Costco brand ($0.80) by  $0.36 cents. $0.36 cents! I felt so shocked and cheated by Costco that I had to call Mr. FAF and told him we […]

Why I Was Mad About My Husband’s $300 Gift

Why I Was Mad About My Husband’s $300 Gift

I got home yesterday and got a package. It was a surprise gift from Mr. FAF: A $300 Ted Baker dress he had bought at Bloomingdale’s. It came in a beautiful box. My heart started to melt. Mr. FAF and I got into a heated […]

Frugal Weekend in DC – King Street/Old Town

Frugal Weekend in DC – King Street/Old Town

I had a frugal and eventful weekend which consists of cooking new dishes and exploring King Street – Old Town in DC. I usually spend the weekends at home cleaning, prepping food for the week, watching Youtube videos, writing and reading blogs. However, this weekend […]

One Month Into Blogging – What’s It Like?

One Month Into Blogging – What’s It Like?

It’s been one month after I took the dive into blogging on March 21, 2017. I started Frugal Asian Finance after 12 years of hesitation, fear, and debate. I was afraid I’d lose momentum, that I’d run out of things to talk about, or that I’d be […]

Why I Told Mr. FAF To Stop Buying Me Flowers

Why I Told Mr. FAF To Stop Buying Me Flowers

Mr. FAF and I have been together for almost four years. Yet, I can count on my fingers how many gifts I have gotten from him, including when we were dating. So far it’s been three: a stone bracelet, an Amazon Fire phone on sale, […]

How I Lost 4.2 Lbs Over 2 Weeks

How I Lost 4.2 Lbs Over 2 Weeks

Since my last post about how I lost 36 lbs over 7 months on April 1, I’ve had another update for you: I’ve lost another 4.2 lbs (from 120 lbs to 115.8 lbs) over the past two weeks. I jumped on the scale on Friday, April […]

Why I Don’t Plan to Be A Stay-At-Home Mom

Why I Don’t Plan to Be A Stay-At-Home Mom

“Should I quit my job and become a stay-at-home mom”? This question has crossed my mind. Mr. FAF and I have discussed this topic multiple times. Throughout my life, I’ve met and heard about so many stay-at-home moms (SAHMs) out there. This is what I […]

Spring Is Here – Likes, Dislikes & How To Save

Spring Is Here – Likes, Dislikes & How To Save

Spring is finally here! In case you didn’t know, I currently live in the Washington  DC metro area, so I do experience four seasons a year (yay!). This morning I woke up and couldn’t stop sneezing. The temperature was in the 60s, so I knew something […]

Why I Started Blogging

Why I Started Blogging

Reading blogs I’m passionate about personal finance and saving money. Although this is a topic everyone and every family has to deal with it, it doesn’t come up often in our daily conversations. Finances are personal. It’s a taboo, and society tells us to just […]

Saving A Moldy Rice Cake

Saving A Moldy Rice Cake

I had a rice cake that had been sitting in the freezer for almost 3 months. It wouldn’t be a problem if that rice cake had not been sitting in room temperature for 10 days prior to that. I had put it in the pantry and […]